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WSDOT Aviation Grant Recipients 2011

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Airport Aid Grant Awards (2011-2013 Biennium)

2011 - WSDOT awards $941,024 in first round of 2011-2013 Airport Aid Grants

ARLINGTON - Twenty-five Washington airports are slated to receive $941,023.85 in the first round of state Airport Aid program grants for the 2011-2013 biennium. These funds will cover 30 airport projects across the state in the areas of pavement, safety, planning and security.

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation also used about $270,818 in state funds to leverage more than $10.4 million in federal grants for Washington airports. 

Funding Breakdown

Federal $10,406,677
State $941,024
Local $603,294
Other Sources $1,950
Total $11,952,945


WSDOT places a priority on maintaining strong airport pavements to preserve facilities and improve safety. Sixty-one percent of these first round grant projects are focused on pavement. 

Projects awarded
16 pavement $575,604
  7 safety $227,415
  4 planning $  99,705
  2 security $    7,500
  1 other $  30,800


Exact grant amounts are subject to change according to final project bid totals.

WSDOT's grant program is funded through an 11-cent-per gallon fee on aviation fuel, along with aircraft registration fees. 

2011 Airport Grants by Airport


Airport Sponsor Associated City/ County Served Project Description State $ Federal $
1 Skagit Regional
Port of Skagit Burlington / Skagit Runway 10/28 Crown Conversion and Slope Correction - Design Engineering

7,894.75


300,000.00
2 Colville Municipal


City of Colville Colville / Stevens
Pavement Maintenance: Crack Sealing and Runway Markings


11,976.00


 


3 Darrington Municipal Town of Darrington Darrington / Snohomish
Runway Protection Zone (RPZ) Property Acquisition and Obstruction Removal (Building)

64,146.87 


4 Deer Park Municipal City of Deer Park

Deer Park / Spokane

Runway 16/34 Medium Intensity Runway Lighting (MIRL) Replacement - Airfield Electrical Improvements and General Aviation Ramp Reconstruction (Phase I) Fuel Area Relocation

60,132.13



2,285,020.95
5 Orcas Island

Port of Orcas
Eastsound / San Juan
Apron Rehabilitation, Runway and Taxiway Improvements Design Engineering, and Security Camera


17,213.93

540,129.23
6 Swanson Field

Town of Eatonville
Eatonville / Pierce
Lynch Creek Tree Obstruction Removal
31,500.00 



7 Ephrata Municipal Port of Ephrata (Grant County Port District No. 9) Ephrata / Grant Runway 11/29 Fog Seal & Markings and Rotating Beacon Replacement



3,042.00



115,608.00
8 Friday Harbor
Port of Friday Harbor

Friday Harbor / San Juan


Generator, Electrical Vault, Lighting & Signage, and Gate Improvements; Taxiway ‘A’ Rehabilitation Design engineering; Drainage Improvements; Obstruction (Trees) Survey/Design and Removal Analysis, and Environmental Assessment (EA)

33,131.50


1,258,967.00
9 Southwest Washington Regional

City of Kelso Kelso / Cowlitz
Runway 12/30 Stopway: Preliminary Engineering & Environmental


122,840.00




 

10 Vista Field



Port of Kennewick
Kennewick / Benton Taxiway & Apron Pavement Maintenance: Crack Seal, Seal Coat, and Re-paint Markings


140,500.00



 


11 Lind Municipal
Town of Lind Lind / Adams
Apron Pavement Maintenance: Crack Seal
2,518.55 

 


12 Moses Lake Municipal City of Moses Lake Moses Lake / Grant

Security Camera 


4,500.00 
 

13 Othello Municipal

Port of Othello

Othello / Adams
Additional Land Acquisition and Owner Relocation Costs, Runway Crack Seal and Seal Coat, and Phase I Runway 7/25 Relocation and Extension (earthwork and irrigation relocation) 

43,233.18 



 1,642,861.00
14 Pullman-Moscow Regional City of Pullman Pullman / Whitman
Runway 5/23 Rehabilition


51,577.30






1,959,937.40
15 Willipa Harbor

Port of Willapa Harbor

Raymond / Pacific
USDA Wildlife Assessment

12,397.50


16 Will Rogers Wiley Post SPB

City of Renton Renton / King
Seaplane Base Dredging, Mitigation and Habitat Enhancement



200,000.00 

308,075.00
17 Richland


Port of Benton
Richland / Benton Taxiway 'B' and Circle Area Hangar Taxilanes Relocation - Design Engineering


2,500.00


94,995.00


18 Rosalia
Town of Rosalia Rosalia / Whitman Aircraft Tie-Down Apron Reconstruction


6,021.47



235,484.82
19 Sekiu Port of Port Angeles Sekiu / Clallam
Airport Layout Plan and Narrative Report

44,739.00 






20 Foss Waterway Seaplane Base (Proposed)
Foss Waterway Development Authority


Tacoma / Pierce
Planning and Environmental Investigation for Proposed Foss Waterway Seaplane Base

30,000.00




21 Tacoma Narrows
Pierce County

Tacoma / Pierce
Runway 17/35 Rehabilitation - Design Engineering


6,362.00 



241,761.00


22 Willard Field
City of Tekoa


Tekoa / Whitman 


Airport Development Plan and Access Road Improvements


53,299.80 



 

23 Ed Carlson Memorial - South Lewis County


Lewis County


Toledo / Lewis

Runway 6/24 Pavement Maintenance: Crack Seal, Fog Seal, and Re-Paint Markings and Tree Obstruction Removal

5,481.33 

208,290.49

24 Tonasket Municipal
City of Tonasket Tonasket / Okanagon
Runway 15/33 & Hangar Taxilane #2 Pavement Maintenance: Crack Seal, Slurry Seal, and Re-Paint Markings


142,793.00 




25 Pearson Field



City of Vancouver

Vancouver / Clark


Airport Master Plan & Layout Plan Update and Runway, Taxiway, and Apron Pavement Maintenance: Crack Sealing


8,460.71 


93,708.00
26 Pangborn Memorial 

Ports of Chelan and Douglas Counties


East Wenatchee / Douglas Taxiway ‘A’ Edge Lighting System and Airfield Electrical Improvements
34,762.83 


 1,429,914.45




Total Grant Funding $941,023.85
$10,406,677.34


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